Past Summer Research Internship Projects

2015 Projects

Division

Project Title

Faculty sponsor(s)

Accounting

US hedge funds and sovereign debt

Sharon Katz

Decision Risk & Operations

Building a representative discontinuity design

Jose Zubizaretta

Decision Risk & Operations

Public housing assignment policy

Jacob Leshno

Finance & Economics

Bond and stock factors

Andrew Ang

Finance & Economics

Book project on corporate finance

Neng Wang and Patrick Bolton

Finance & Economics

Collective decision making under uncertainty

Charles Angelucci

Finance & Economics

Effect of the internet on firms and economic activity in Africa; Quality upgrading and relational contracts in Peru

Jonas Hjort

Finance & Economics

How quickly do markets learn? Private information dissemination in a natural experiment

Wei Jiang

Finance & Economics

Job search behavior among the employed and unemployed

Andi Mueller

Finance & Economics

On the distributional consequences of monetary policy

Marco Di Maggio

Finance & Economics

The effects of credit frictions and monetary policy on the real economy

Enrichetta Ravina

Emi Nakamura

Jon Steinsson (Econ)

Finance & Economics

The Global Labor Market: evidence from LinkedIn's "big" data

Amit Khandelwal

Finance & Economics

The macroeconomic impacts of microfinance

Emily Breza

Finance & Economics

Variable annuities

Gur Huberman

Management

Corporate culture

Stephan Meier

Management

Diversity as an engine for ethical decision-making

Katherine Phillips

Management

Growth of open data companies

Sheena Iyengar

Management

Hierarchy and Diversity

Adam  Galinsky

Management

Homophily in physician referral networks

Jerry Kim

Management

Reframing Delegation: Framing delegation as other oriented to minimize the gender gap

Modupe Akinola

Management

When and why do business techniques stick

Eric Abrahamson

Marketing

Ephemeral messaging

Ran Kivetz

Marketing

The globalization of media markets as a result of the Internet

Miklos Sarvary

 

2014 Projects

Division

Project Title

Faculty sponsor(s)

Marketing

Understanding attentional demands from resource scarcity

Gita Johar

Keith Wilcox

Management

Closure & contagion: an online experiment on social influence in social networks

Dan Wang

Management

Employee efficiency

Adam Galinsky

Management

 

Gender differences in delegation: the role of guilt and trust in explaining delegation behavior

Modupe Akinola

Katherine Phillips

Management

External validity of risk attitude measures

Eric Johnson

Elke Weber

Finance & Economics

Loss aversion & redistribution

Ray Fisman

Ilyana Kuziemko

Decision Risk & Operations

Consumer learning from online reviews

Costis Maglaris

Alireza Tahbaz-Salehi

Decision Risk & Operations

ChileCompra & framework agreements

Gabriel Weintraub

Decision Risk & Operations

Handling dropouts in centralized school admissions

Yash Kanoria

Finance & Economics

Dissident shareholders 

Wei Jiang

Finance & Economics

Book project on corporate finance theory

Patrick Bolton

Neng Wang

Finance & Economics

Banks, liquidity management and monetary policy

Saki Bigio

Finance & Economics

Ineffective monetary policy

Marco Di Maggio

Finance & Economics

Banking failures & real economic activity

Marco Di Maggio

Finance & Economics

Measurement of value of government debt

Pierre Yared

Management

 

Effect of media ranking changes on patient hospital choice

Jerry Kim

Finance & Economics

Microfinance repayment, peer monitoring, and social networks

Emily Breza

Finance & Economics

Determinants & consequences of firm success in Liberia/Bureacrats in India & firm success

Jonas Hjort

Management

 

When and why do business techniques Stick

Eric Abrahamson

Management

Personal Leadership

Hitendra Wadhwa

 

 

2013 Projects

  • Options exercise by CEOs
  • Effect of macro news on financial variables
  • Soccer analytics
  • Family Leave Legislation
  • Simulations for models of expected returns, such as the intertemporal CAPM
  • Credit Supply in India
  • corporate saving in Great Depression
  • Individual Saving and Retirement Behavior
  • Investors’ collective attention and the incorporation of information in stock prices
  • Behavioral lab experiments (management/organization)
  • Banks, the financial crisis, and a model of monetary policy transmission
  • Customers Silently Terminating Relationship with Companies (HMM with CRM data)
  • Simulation of Oligopoly Models
  • Corporate Social Responsibility and employee satisfaction
  • Auctions for Online Advertising Exchanges
  • Online Content Recommendation Systems
  • Job match and efficiency
  • Gentlemen Slave Traders
  • Gender, risk-taking and performance

 

2012 Projects

  • Mutual fund performance
  • Customer retention via deals websites
  • Online advertising and online content recommendation systems
  • Investors’ utility increments in relation to personal investment account balances
  • Large dynamic network formation in venture capital
  • Excess cash holdings
  • The management of sports teams
  • E-mail relationships with business contacts
  • The performance of mortgages via the behavioral economics of borrowers
  • A new educational program’s classroom experience and the efficacy of its instructional model
  • Aggregate job search effort, adverse selection in credit card lending, and the annuitization of retirement income